Food Logistics Selects icix for FL 100 List

SAN FRANCISCO--()--icix, a leading supply chain risk management company, was named to Food Logistics magazine’s FL 100 list for 2014. The Food Logistics FL 100 list, which appears in the November/December 2014 issue, recognizes companies whose products, services and exemplary leadership are driving innovation and growth in the extended food supply chain.

“The impact of software and technology on the global food supply chain is truly profound. Software solution providers, equipment manufacturers and numerous technology innovations are supporting growth in our industry while concurrently lowering operating costs, improving productivity and enhancing visibility from farm to fork”

For more than a decade, the editors of Food Logistics have profiled software and technology providers that hold influential roles in the global food and beverage supply chain. Their products benefit the industry in multiple ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance.

“icix is honored to be recognized by Food Logistics for our industry-leading food safety and supply chain risk management solution. Our success is based on collaboration with our partner retailers and manufacturers to protect their brands, optimize end-to-end operational efficiencies, reduce administrative burdens and enhance the safety of the entire supply chain,” said Matt Smith, founder and chief strategy officer, icix.

icix was cited for its recent launch of the expanded Audit Manager Suite, a comprehensive set of applications to help companies automate and streamline their audit programs to provide more insight and verification of trading partners’ practices and facilities, as a reason for the inclusion on the list.

“The impact of software and technology on the global food supply chain is truly profound. Software solution providers, equipment manufacturers and numerous technology innovations are supporting growth in our industry while concurrently lowering operating costs, improving productivity and enhancing visibility from farm to fork,” emphasizes Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief at Food Logistics.

“Retailers and manufacturers continue to show true innovation in the application of technology to address very complex issues like traceability, product safety and omni-channel fulfillment. Companies like icix are leading the global effort to ensure the extended supply chain continues to operate in a safe, productive and ethical manner.”

About icix

Global brands trust icix to manage risk throughout their extended supply chain. The icix business network and risk management applications enable trading partners to connect and collaborate in order to verify and monitor business-critical information on products, trading partners and facilities. Its cloud-based SaaS platform brings unparalleled visibility and efficiency to the extended supply chain for regulatory compliance, product safety and corporate social responsibility. Over 20,000 businesses are active members of the icix network, including leading retailers, the top 100 food processors and over 50 testing and inspection companies, certification bodies and testing laboratories.

For more information about the company and its portfolio of products, visit icix.com.

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media Inc., a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics and supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.

Contacts

icix PR contact info:
RAM Communications
Ron Margulis, 908-272-3930
ron@rampr.com

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icix, a leading supply chain risk management company, was named to Food Logistics magazine’s FL 100 list for 2014